October 31, 2006 - Continental Basketball Association 1 (CBA 1) - Utah Eagles
Derrick Pearson, General Manager of the Utah Eagles of the Continental Basketball Association, announced the signing of Assistant Coach Don Sellers, and forward Harold Arceneaux. Head Coach Scott Fields said that "Don is a major league talent and will provide great resources for our organization, plus making us a better scouting and preparation team".
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Sellers has spent the past 15-plus years working in professional basketball. His extensive background includes two stints as an assistant coach for the Continental Basketball Association\'s Yakima Sun Kings, a scout for the NBA\'s Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers, and he served as a head coach in the Chinese and Lebanese Basketball Associations. He guided the Jilin Tigers to the Chinese league title in 1997. Sellers also did advance scouting for the Harlem Globetrotters during the team\'s 1999 College All-Star Series.
Coach Fields went on, "They don\'t call Harold "The Show" for nothing.." and "Harold will give the Eagles a great competitor and explosive scorer".
A graduate of Weber State, Arceneaux has played for professional teams in Australia, France, Portugal, the Philippines, and Venezuela. He returned to the United States for the 2004-05 season, signing with the Utah Snowbears of the American Basketball Association. He led the Snowbears to a 27-1 record before the franchise ceased operations. Arceneaux scored 42 points in Utah's 130-115 playoff victory over the Long Beach Jam, which ultimately proved to be the franchise's final game
The Show" is a two time Big Sky MVP and averaged 22 and 23 points per game respectively in 98-99 and 99-00 for the Wildcats. Harold is best known for his NCAA Tournament showcase game versus North Carolina where he lit up the scoreboard for 36 points in an upset win for Weber State.
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